Friday, April 12, 2013
Chelsea Clinton, who spoke during the Clinton Global Initiative University at Washington University in St. Louis, wrote a piece on TIME about her experience.
Young people often are mischaracterized as apathetic, disinterested, tuned out and selfish, writes Chelsea Clinton in a piece for TIME. Chelsea Clinton, who spoke during the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) at Washington University in St. Louis, wrote a piece on TIME about her experience. "CGIU left me both exhilarated and exhausted, but above all, inspired," she wrote. "I left St. Louis incredibly optimistic about our future." In her article, Clinton described four common myths about young people, who she referred to as Millenials. She also wrote about some of the exciting projects that came out CGIU this year. Three students from WashU were among the young people highlighted in Clinton's article. See the whole piece on TIME…
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton addressed the entire Washington University community regarding the incident in an email on Tuesday afternoon.
Editor's note: Ryan Martin is enrolled in MBA classes at Washington University in St. Louis. Last week, Patch reported that a fraternity at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) was under investigation after allegations surfaced of racially offensive activity. Student Life, the independent campus newspaper, reported that the students photographed a group of black students who were eating together. They then started singing rap lyrics and used the N-word, the paper reported. Since then, the campus newspaper reported that the entire incident was related to Sigma Alpha Epsilon's pledge process. The string of events—which gained media attention from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Riverfront Times, Huffington Post and others—drew a …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Members of "Sigma Alpha Epsilon engaged in racially offensive behavior directed toward a group of students of color," wrote a Washington University official in an email to the entire university community.
Editor's note: Ryan Martin is enrolled in classes at Washington University in St. Louis. A fraternity at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) is under investigation as allegations surface of a racially offensive activity. Student Life, the independent campus newspaper, reports that the students photographed a group of black students who were eating together. They then started singing rap lyrics and used the N-word, the paper reports. Sharon Stahl, vice chancellor for students, emailed the entire WashU community about the incident just after 2 p.m. "The university received reports that late last evening in the Bears Den on the South 40, new members of one of the university’s fraternities, Sigma Alpha Epsilon, engaged in racially …
Friday, February 22, 2013
A winter storm caused headaches for motorists in much of St. Louis, but it was surprisingly serene on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis.
The winter storm on Thursday may have caused road closures, school closings and canceled flights, but the campus of Washington University in St. Louis remained surprisingly calm during the storm. Wash U posted a video to its YouTube account that included footage from around campus during the Thursday snow. A clip showing a fireplace looked particularly attractive following yesterday's storm. For your viewing convenience, the video is attached to this Patch article. See related: Demolition Begins on Wash U Delmar Loop Project
Sunday, December 23, 2012
The following information was supplied by the Washington University Police Department. Where arrests or charges are mentioned, it does not indicate a conviction.
The Washington University Police Department reported the following incidents on its website. Wednesday, Dec. 12 At 7:29 a.m., graffiti was discovered on a wall in the men's restroom in the Danforth University Center. It was the same tag of graffiti previously found on campus. At 8:31 a.m., an accident involving two vehicles occurred near the Stix International House. No injuries were reported. At 1:40 p.m., graffiti was discovered on a wall in the men's restroom in Mallinckrodt Center. This report marks the fourth discovery of this style of graffiti on campus. Wednesday, Dec. 19 At 1:54 p.m., a phone was reported stolen in Danforth University City after somoene left it unattended to charge. At 5:42 p.m., someone reported that his …
Thursday, October 25, 2012
The chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis has a high approval rating, according to a recent survey compiled by an outside company.
The chancellor of Washington University in St. Louis ranks among the most popular nationwide. That's according to a Huffington Post report that reviewed survey results compiled by Glassdoor, a company that combs through information about company reviews, salaries and more. Glassdoor asked university employees to answer a question about their leadership's performance. Mark S. Wrighton, who has been chancellor of WashU since 1995, holds a 96 percent approval rating, according to the report. He only trails four others who each hold 100 percent approval ratings: Wrighton's celebrated accomplishments include a major increase in undergraduate applications, new programs in biomedical engineering and American culture studies, and construction of …
Sunday, August 19, 2012
A variety of shops are located near Washington University for students needing anything from school supplies and guitar strings to computers and running shoes.
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